David Wolman

David Wolman

David Wolman is an Outside contributing editor and the coauthor of Aloha Rodeo.

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This Woman Survived a 60-Foot Fall. That Was the Easy Part.

Avery Shawler left her Idaho apartment one morning in 2016 to hike a prominent peak. But the day outing quickly took a turn for the worse, and Shawler would end up needing a lot of luck—and all her backcountry skills—to make it home alive.

David Wolman
Aug 24, 2018

Red Dawn in Lapland

Finland shares an 833-mile border with an aggressive and unpredictable neighbor. That proximity led to a major conflict during World War II—the horrific Winter War—and even now it keeps Finns nervous about Russia’s intentions. David Wolman suited up to train with the elite soldiers who will be on the front lines if this cold feud ever gets hot.

David Wolman
Dec 11, 2017